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Can I Glue Laminate to a Concrete Wall?

Can I Glue Laminate to a Concrete Wall?

If you’ve been keeping up with trends, you have now seen houses with laminate flooring installed on walls! But what if you want this look in a basement and you have to install on a concrete wall? Yes, You Can! You are in luck! You can glue laminate flooring to a concrete wall, but you will need a special adhesive …

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Can I Use Wax On Laminate Flooring?

Can I put wax on laminate flooring?

Laminate flooring is not like hardwood flooring. Yes, both are made out of wood, but the maintenance of the two is completely different. Which begs the question if you should use wax on laminate flooring. You Can NOT Use Wax on Laminate Flooring Unlike hardwood, if you use wax on laminate flooring it doesn’t make it shine. Using wax on laminate …

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How Long Should The Flooring Acclimate Prior To Installation?

Should my flooring acclimate

When speaking with your flooring installer, or reading your installation instructions, you may learn that you need to acclimate your flooring before you install your laminate flooring. How Long Do I Acclimate My Flooring? The recommended time for acclimation is 48 to 72 hours. Why is the Time so Long? The reason for this acclimation time is to allow the …

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Can I Use A Steam Mop On Laminate Flooring?

Can I Use A Steam Mop On Laminate Flooring?

We all want to deep clean our floors. It is one of the dirtiest areas in our home! Mud and dirt gets tracked in from shoes and pets, spills and messes can be left unseen and stick, food can get dropped from tables, and so much more. So you may be wondering if you can use a steam mop on …

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Is Laminate Flooring Fade Resistant?

Is laminate flooring fade resistant

As you may know, hardwood flooring can fade overtime with exposure to sunlight. Since laminate flooring is an engineered flooring, you might be wondering if laminate flooring is fade resistant. Yes, Laminate is Fade Resistant! Most laminate flooring is more resistant to fading due to the aluminum oxide coating on the top layer of the laminate. This layer prevents fading …

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What Plank Size Is Ideal For Certain Room Size?

Plank Size for Rooms

Plank size matters – whether it’s laminate, vinyl, hardwood, or any other type of flooring. You want to strike a balance with the plank widths, otherwise your room could look overwhelmed or cramped. What’s the Ideal Plank Size? The general rule of thumb when choosing is the bigger the room, the bigger the plank size can be. Most laminate designs …

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Laminate Flooring Frequently Asked Questions: Cleaning & More

Bestlaminate is here to answer some of the most popular laminate flooring questions. We have 4 new answers to questions that you submitted! 1. As a family with kids and pets, what should we look for when shopping for wood laminate flooring? The AC Rating of laminate flooring is something you will want to look at closely. We carry several …

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Why Is My Floor Bubbling?

why is my floor bubbling

We’ve recently been getting a lot of questions about floor bubbling. The questions range from what causes it, to how to fix it. We’re here to help you prevent and fix floor bubbles and buckling with this article! Moisture and Laminate Flooring: The Basics The wood materials in the laminate flooring expand and contract with moisture. Humidity is one of the ways that …

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Laminate Flooring Installation: Frequently Asked Questions

Laminate flooring installation is a great project for DIY homeowners! But don’t fret if you find yourself having questions, it’s only natural! Here’s a list of 10 frequently asked questions right from our customers. 1. Can laminate flooring be installed on steps? Yes, laminate floor can be installed on steps. The planks should be glued with regular wood glue with …

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What is Laminate Wood Flooring?

What is laminate wood flooring? Laminate flooring is a hard flooring surface that resembles the look of authentic hardwood floors. Laminate floors are engineered with a wooden fiber core and topped with other materials to increase durability and wear protection. The Different Looks Of Laminate Over the course of time, laminate flooring companies have brought in the look of ceramic …

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